Taster Courses at the University of Mannheim

Taster courses enable you to get a good idea of university life. The University of Mannheim offers you the possibility to attend regular lectures to get a first glimpse of our programs and life as a student. All of the taster course available give participants an insight into the contents and the methods of a subject.

For more opportunities to learn more about the programs of the University of Mannheim and to gain insights into university life, please see here:

Taster courses in the fall semester 2022

This fall semester 2022, you also have the option to attend regular lectures at the University of Mannheim: You can select one or several courses that are taught in the bachelor’s programs and participate in this or these courses. Please register in advance.

Just write an e-mail to Laura Trinkner (see contact details below), five days before the class takes place. We will send you an e-mail with more information. The lecture period begins on 5 September and ends on 9 December 2022.

Recordings that are permanently available

The University of Mannheim also provides recordings of past taster courses.

Just write a short e-mail to Laura Trinkner so that we can grant you access to these materials.


  • Business Administration

    Course titleTime

    IS 401 Integrated Information Systems (English)
    digitally live & recorded (only the first half of the semester)

    Video recording will follow

    MAN 401 Organization and Human Resource Management (English)
    digitally live & recorded
    Video recording
    MKT 301 Marketing I (German)
    digitally live & recorded (only until Easter)

    Video recording

  • History

    Course TitleTime
    VL Die späte römische RepublikAudio recording
  • Media and Communication Studies

    Course TitleTime
    VL Audiovisuelle MedienVideo recording
  • Psychology

    Course titleTime

    J1: Differential Psychology and Personality Research

    Video recording
    Allgemeine Psychologie II: Motivationstheorie (Part 1)Video recording
    Allgemeine Psychologie II: Emotionstheorie (Part 2)Video recording
  • Economics

    Course titleTime
    VL Statistik IVideo recording

Registration and questions relating to the taster courses

Laura Trinkner

Laura Trinkner

Prospective Student Advising Center
University of Mannheim
Division II – Student Affairs
L 1, 1
68161 Mannheim
Consultation hour(s):
Consultations currently take place by phone or video conference. Please book your appointment on the following website: